Ghost photography…. and we thought image manipulation was new! But now are you a believer?

Early photographers discovered very quickly that due to the lengthy exposure times, people who moved in and out of the image during it’s taking were quite often recorded as spirits! Many a canny photographer set themselves up as psychic image recorders and did very well for themselves, even after been exposed as frauds! Just where are Penn & Teller when you need them!
The photography museum of America has created an online gallery of these images inculding a historical narrative and quite often the background behind each shot. Enter if you dare… they are pretty well…. ghostly

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